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Sprint

Sprint EVO Love campaign remixes Wilco song, offers prizes and free phones in contest [Video]

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Team Sprint has launched a new commercial to promote the just-launched EVO 4G LTE. As part of its “Unlimited Love, Unlimited EVO” campaign, Sprint detailed how the EVO can be a powerful device to c…

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T-Mobile

T-Mobile tells Carly to toughen up in new ad campaign launching April 17

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Can edgier advertising help turnaround T-Mobile’s descent? Since 2010, T-Mobile’s primary advertising method has been to trot out Carly Foulkes, the company’s adorable spokesmodel,…

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Android App Reviews

AppBrain Ad Detector exposes apps that spam ads and have questionable privacy permissions

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I recently reviewed an app that some readers expressed concerns about permission requests and its use of ads in the notification window. While I often warn about checking permissions prior to installing, I wa…

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Tools

Push Ad Detector identifies apps spamming notification window, provides opt-out options

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Last week I said that mobile security companies should focus less on trying to scare users about malware, and spend more time plugging holes that Google isn’t addressing. Mobile security firm Lookout w…

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Samsung

Samsung will advertise Galaxy Note in expensive 90-second Super Bowl commercial

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Samsung is announcing something “big” during Super Bowl XLVI. The Korean giant could mean big literally, as in the size of its device, or figuratively, as in the reception the company hopes to rec…

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T-Mobile

Who is the Spanish T-Mobile Girl? Meet Valeska Castillo

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“The T-Mobile Girl,” as she’s often referred to by people watching the NBA playoffs, is a model named Carly Foulkes. But while everyone has been asking “Who’s that girl from t…

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Android

The Android Notification bar is not a billboard, so stop advertising there [Opinion]

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My notification window reveals 19 unread Gmail messages, a missed call, prompts to update my apps in the Android Market, and – gasp – an advertisement. Suddenly, Gun Bros has taken it upon itself t…

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Android Tricks

How to disable ads in the Android notifications menu

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UPDATE: This article was written when only one company was putting ads in the notification area. There are now multiple companies doing so, so use a tool like Lookout Ad Detector to get more information on optin…

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Android News

Angry Birds Super Bowl commercial will feature special game code

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Keep an eye on the television during the Super Bowl and your hand on your remote during commercial breaks to see a special ad from Angry Birds. Developer Rovio Mobile and 20th Century Fox are promoting the upcomi…

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T-Mobile

T-Mobile 4G network is so fast, Dwyane Wade sparks national frenzy [Commercials]

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T-Mobile is drawing on its connections to the NBA once again to promote the company. This time, “America’s Largest 4G Network” enlisted the help of Miami Heat superstar Dwyane Wade to show…

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T-Mobile

See the T-Mobile G2 ruin a century of cinema

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Everyone talks about the greatness of technology, but there are times when people are reminded how much technology can get in the way. Case in point: the T-Mobile G2. Imagine what would happen if the G2 – o…

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Android News

Koreans make the best Android commercials. [VIDEO]

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People love discussing commercials for Android (present company included). Media and fans alike can’t help but to critique the adverts from mobile phone companies to see who “gets” Android and…

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Sweden loves him; how about you?

Android

Sweden loves him; how about you?

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This will be the shortest post that I’ve written in a while. I have no idea what exactly this is for, I don’t know what aim the Swedes had in making it, but I know that you’ll probably want to watc…

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Application Where gets relevant with its own local ad network

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Application Where gets relevant with its own local ad network

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Mobile advertisements can seem odd and out of context on most ad supported applications. That is why being able to target advertisements to customers when and where they need them is so important. uLocate, the…

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Megan Fox heats up bath tub for Motorola Devour Super Bowl ad

Android News

Megan Fox heats up bath tub for Motorola Devour Super Bowl ad

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Megan Fox can’t act, but she’s hot. Really hot. Motorola knows this, which is probably why they hired her to appear in a Super Bowl advertisement promoting the new Motorola Devour. The beautiful Ms. Fox sexed up…

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